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Recommended Resorts in Maldives

Experience fantastic beach villas and over-water villas on some of our recommended resorts in Maldives.

 

the Republic of Maldives, is an island nation consisting of a group of atolls stretching south of India's Lakshadweep islands between the Minicoy and the Chargos archipelagoes, and about seven hundred kilometres (435 mi) south-west of Sri Lanka in the Laccadive Sea of Indian Ocean. The twenty-six atolls of Maldives encompass a territory featuring 1,192 islets, two hundred and fifty islands of which are inhabited.

Maldives is a year round destination. To spectacle the picturesque beauty of Maldives, travelers throng to this adobe of nature frequently. If you are soon planning to fly off to Maldives to enjoy perfect family vacations, then go through our Maldives travel trips.

 

Maldives Currency

The official currency in Maldives is Maldivian rufiyaa. One rufiyaa is equal to 100 laaris. Banknotes are issued in denominations of MVR500, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5, while coins come in MVR1 and 2, and 50, 25, 10, 5, 2 and 1 laaris.

 

Credit Cards

In Maldives Credit cards are widely accepted as a form of payment. All the major credit cards are widely used in hotels, restaurants, tourist shops. Even foreign currency like Euros and Sterling are accepted in Maldives.

 

Maldives Currency Exchange

Travelers don’t need to worry about the currency they are carrying with them. In Maldives currency exchange is a quick and a hassle-free process. Cash and cheques can be exchanged in hotels and hotels at best rates.

 

Maldives Tourist Information Offices

The Maldives Tourism Promotion Board is the body that caters to the needs of tourists. Its main office is located in the island capital of Malé.

 

Address: 3rd Floor H. Aage, 12, Boduthakurufaanu Magu

 

Malé, Republic of Maldives

 

Visa and Passports

Tourists with a valid passport valid for at least six months are granted a stay of up to 30 days in Maldives.

 

Maldives Language

The official language spoken in Maldives is Dhivehi. Even English is widely spoken. French, German, Italian and Japanese travelers can easily find efficient guide in the tourist area.

 

Maldives Customs and Traditions

Maldives people are warm and loving. A handshake is the most common form of greeting when meeting a local. It is accompanied by the Arabic expression ‘Assalaam Alaikum’.

Maldives have a strict approach towards the tourists who try to harm the natural environment of the country. No one is permitted to take coral, tortoise shell or other marine species out of the country.

 

 

Recommended Resorts

 

- W Retreat & Spa - Maldives
is a private island and luxury playground, where style flirts with soul in a wonderland of white-sand beaches, turquoise lagoons and breathtaking reefs.

 

- Four Seasons Resort at Kuda Huraa

Whisked by private speedboat from Malé, discover the charm of a Maldivian village on a private coral island in the turquoise sea. Palm-thatched pavilions and bungalows line the white sand, or rise above the crystal water. A spa on an island of its own offers soothing Asian secrets. Sunrise, sunshine and sunset paint the endless sky.

 

- Six Senses Latitude Laamu

is located on the privately owned Olhuveli Island in the Laamu Atoll, towards the south of the Maldives archipelago. With a strong focus on attention to detail, Six Senses Latitude Laamu is designed to offer individual style along with a strong sense of community. The result is an eco-friendly yet luxurious guest experience blending natural and diverse design personalities with the island’s lush vegetation.

The resort consists of 100 beach villas and over-water villas which feature outdoor rain showers, water gardens, private sundecks and outdoor seating areas. Duplex Water Villa Suites offer indoor-outdoor bathrooms and water slides to the lagoon from the upper level. These suites are detached from the main island and are linked by an independent jetty. The Six Senses Latitude experience is exemplified by personal butler service from arrival to departure.

 

 

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